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IT Service Desk

24 hours, 7 days a week

In-Person Help
10 Astor Place, 4th Floor
9:00am-6:00pm, Mon-Fri

Global Locations
See for local Service Desk information.

See for an overview of many of the NYU IT-supported services that are automatically available to students. For details about a few that require account approval, see below. Visiting scholars, please see this knowledge base article instead.

Research Computing

Students whose research requires the use of visualization systems, scientific software packages, and high performance computing resources should follow the instructions on the High Performance Computing wiki to request access. See the Research Computing page of this website for more information about the resources available.

Shell (UNIX) Accounts

If you are in a class which requires that you have a shell account, your instructor will submit the proper forms.

Web Provider (i4)

A student may be sponsored by a faculty member, Department Chair or authorized program administrator to act as a web provider for that particular NYU faculty member's, department's, or program's web pages within NYU's official web space (

For more information and instructions on how to apply for a Web Provider account, visit the Webmaster Support: Requesting an i4 (Web Provider) or CMS account page of this website.

Please note: all current NYU community members can create a personal or project-related website through NYU Sites or NYU Web Publishing.

NYU Student Organizations that are registered with the Office of Student Activities (OSA) should contact OSA about how to set up web pages for their group. Send email to

Information for Graduating Students & Alumni

NYU graduates will continue to have access to their NYUHome and web-based NYU Email service. For details, see the Alumni Benefits website.

Page last reviewed: June 1, 2015